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the house's on friday. >>> and a michigan straw poll over the weekend, romney registers just over 50% of the vote with the texas governor finishing far back in second place with 17%. perry also finished a distant second in saturday's florida straw poll to businessman herman cain. cain with a surprising 37% of the vote with perry's 15%. romney finished third in florida with 15%. perry had been considered the front-runner until his disappointing performance at thursday's gop debate. what does this mean for the gop race? we'll ask herman cain live when he joins us right here on "american morning" at 7:40 eastern. >>> president obama is keeping the focus on his jobs plan. after a fund-raiser in seattle, the president will attend a series of evens in california today beginning with a town hall. live at the white house, dan lothian is here to tell us more. >> reporter: about 250 people expected to be at that town hall. we're told the questions will be posed by members of link'd in, also the ceo of that company will pose questions to the president. the focus of that town hall will be on the
new. here in michigan, obviously, it's been very hard hit in large part because of the auto industry. the white house, clearly, picked the gm headquarters to talk a little bit about the auto bailouts which they believe saved thousands of jobs. and the unemployment rate in this state has dropped. two summers ago it was over 14%. now it's 10.9%. but, obviously, still far worse than the national average, still very dangerous politically for a president who's facing re-election. i should note as well that some of the union officials, the labor crowd, the president also trying to rev up his political operation heading into 2012. the teamster president, jimmy hoffa jr., was speaking a couple moments ago and saying we'll remember in november who's with the working people. he was chiding republicans, specifically named the tea party, and then his language got a lot stronger, and pardon my language as i repeat it. he said of the tea party and republicans, quote, let's take these sons of bitches out. it got some cheers here from the crowd in detroit. megyn: i just want to make sure we understa
and the administration abruptly fired the coach. five days ahead of the game with michigan, one of the greatest rivalries in the country, they fire their coach. they're infuriated by this decision. the expression of public anger took the form of one of those college sports moments that makes our executive, bill wolf cry at meetings when he tries to explain them. hours after coach earl bruce was fired, 150 members of the ohio state marching band marched to earl bruce's house and serenaded their old devastated coach with ohio state fight songs. ♪ the whole state of michigan ♪ we're from ohio >> coach earl bruce was not a man who wants to reveal his emotions.open with the band on his lawn. five days later ohio state traveled to michigan and somehow beat their arch rivals and the buckeye players carried coach earl bruce off the field on their shoulders. serenading leads to weeping, leads to upset victory and redemption. earl bruce's week in november 1987 was the standard in which tearful marching band stories must, must be judged. the best thing in the world is right up there with it. it's maybe even as
michigan. that should allow the cloudiness to push over this city. wind speeds are not particularly impressive at about 5-15 mi. per hour. this is the chilly air that is bin over the chicago area the past few days it will get into the '70s becomes another chunk of cold canadian air that is expected around midweek. for tonight: look for mostly clear low temperature to 947 in some of the suburbs. tamara passing showers in began lining a possibility low temperatures 60-64 and on monday morning clouds as the system drops to the south and east and it will be raining in northern indiana we are thinking but the chicago area should be able to enjoy afternoon sunshine monday. temperatures not unpleasant in the upper 60s and low '70's. fine dining ingredients with all of the personal touches of home. our dining critic checks out rustic house. >> voters come to the rescue of a deer who found itself in over its head. >> dan roan has another day in illinois and north western in sports. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] everybody loves that cushiony feeling. uh oh. i gotta go. [ female announc
the jobs numbers and this city suffering worst than most. unemployment here is at -- well, in michigan it's at 10.9%, but in detroit it's almost at 16%. over 50% are among the long-term unemployed. why does that matter in this is a state that the president won by 17 points. and now his approval rating in the state is at 34%. those are bismol numbers, ted. he has to get the numbers up if he hopes to win re-election. we will see the president here not just today but a lot in the next year as he campaigns for re-election. >> any hint on what he will talk about today and specifically if there will be any sneak peek into what he will deliver on thursday in terms of his plan? >> in terms of the plan we will hear him talk about the fact that he will press for measures that had bipartisan support in the past. this is a big theme for the white house, the kinds of initiatives he is proposing to increase job employment in this country, and they have had the support of republicans previously so should again. i know that we will have him talk about the importance of having a strong middle class for ec
michigan. [ laughter ] but i say if the president is so desperate for his speech to get our attention, last night, this night, it don't matter. to reach the unemployed he needs to deliver it when the unemploy ready watching tv. at 3:00 a.m. right after a slap-chop infomerical. by the way, i partially blame the slap chop for this unemployment crisis. it chops, dices and minces! that's three jobs it killed! [ laughter ] folks, better yet, the president should just work his message in to the programming that's already on at that hour. jim? >> are you constantly strug well your strap? >> right now there are folks struggling. >> when you wear a turtle neck you look like this? >> democracy isn't always pretty. there's got to be a better way. >> we've proven we can come together to solve problems. >> introducing the all new genie bra. >> that's how we'll meet this challenge. >> that sleek sillo wet. this is the perfect bra for me. >> that's the spirit we need to harness it. >> barack obama's bras and jobs. order now. [cheers and applause] wow, our economy already seems fuller, perkier and more con
currently is 68 degrees on lake michigan and the temperatures around metropolitan chicago area this morning ... the frost and freeze will not affect this area the clouds letter to davis and will break through tomorrow sunday's rain could be a slight accumulation it will reach 76 degrees on sunday the jets train no longer blows in from canada some of the milder air will be crossing us by then ... we're in the center of that high pressure system with lighter wind ... nature does not like changing air pressure so the wind will blow from the southeast tomorrow with stronger gusts than today the southerly winds will bring a channel of moisture we will double the atmospheric moisture bringing showers and thunderstorms later on sunday there will continue to monday ... have and enjoy more rain may get accumulated by then ... that will be the biggest rain we've had here in three weeks. those gulf of mexico winds are coming northward pushing the arctic wind back to hudson bay here is the weekend forecast: this afternoon stays cloudy with a light sprinkle. these are october temperatures 61 degrees.
to the gentleman from michigan, the chair of the work force protection subcommittee, mr. wahlberg. the chair: the gentleman from michigan is recognized for three minutes. mr. walberg: i urge support of my colleagues. the same language in that ordinance as well what was put in our state constitutions, it says religion, morality and knowledge be necessary to the good government and happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged. i believe this bill does just that. it's a simple bill. it promotes a charter school program that accomplishes three goals. those being, one, to provide parents greater options for the children's education. two, consolidating education programs and reducing the authorization level. and three, supporting the development of high quality charter schools. that's what we are about in education. that's what we ought to be concerned with. this bill accomplished our goal of modernizing and streamlining the program by consolidating the current programs to one program and one authorization line. the results in savings still affords the taxpa
in michigan called on congress to create new jobs, while republican presidential contenders wooed voters in south carolina. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, we get the highlights from today's events, the unofficial start of the 2012 campaign. plus, newshour political editor david chalian assesses what's at stake in the week ahead. >> woodruff: then, ray suarez examines the state of labor unions on this day honoring americans at work. >> a lot of the challenges that workers and unions are facing come from a sustained attack on workers from business and from public policy. >> in a competitive marketplace there's very little power to raise workers' wages because the companies can't pass it on to the consumers. >> brown: veteran foreign correspondent edward girardet offers personal reflections and stories from his new book on three decades of war reporting in afghanistan. >> woodruff: and we close with powerful remembrances of 9/11, from the parents, teachers, and students at an elementary school just blocks from ground zero. >> the w
their policies have a devastating impact on real people across the country. in michigan, governor rick snyder signed the law that puts a four-year lifetime limit on welfare. that means next month, nearly 41,000 michigan residents will stop getting welfare aid including nearly 30,000 children. thousands of innocent impoverished kids, abandoned by the state. in arizona, a new republican law punishes the families of prison inmates. to help deal with the state's deficit, the state has begun charge is $25 to visit someone in prison. it's called a quote, background check fee. but actually goes for maintenance and repairs. and in wisconsin, governor scott walker's budget cuts means some kids are going without. one school district is so worried about losing state funding, that has stopped giving milk to elementary school kids during snack time. these are the real government of gop priorities. and the people paying for them are the ones who can least afford them. we're going to keep calling republicans out for this injustice and we would like your help in doing it. come to our facebook page. and like
, it is over. how are they going to compete in michigan, wisconsin? how are they going to compete in north carolina, indiana, florida, ohio? they are not going to be able to do it. >> the road to victory for the republicans win the states mccain won pick up indiana, virginia, north carolina, traditionally republican states that obama snuck away last time. win ohio and florida and then win any other state in the state of the union, new hampshire, pennsylvania, michigan, wisconsin, iowa, colorado, new mexico, nevada, any one puts the republican in the white house. >> sean: oregon democrat said in my district the enthusiasm for obama has mostly evaporated. tremendous discontent with his direction. i have one heck of a lot of democrats saying i voted for him before, but i don't know if i can do it again. will he be able in 14 months to get back those people that have been turning on him in poll after poll? >> look, he will get back the democrats. but he's not going to get the in-- to get the independents. i think the problem is he is going to think his problem with the peter yo's of the world
. romney won in michigan. do you think his candidacy is fading? >i don't know. the pundits will tell you better than i. keep in mind, the press wants a battle, so they are going to knock down who is aead or the woman behind. some of these candidates positions trouble me to not believe in science is just ridiculous. then to accuse perry of doing something wrong with a vaccine. he probably did what's right. to accuse romney of doing something wrong with alth care in massachusetts. 's really the only change that has worked. they seem to be aad at t moment. they both have things i agree with and things i don't agree with. >> has anything changed your view about the nee for a third party and do you think it's viable in this leadership climate? >> a third party candidate is not a viable candidate. i'm not going to be one. if somebody wants to run, if it's going to get you on the ballot, it's good for democracy. the public tends to vote with one of the two major parties. >> will you endorse a candidate? >> probably not. i'm going to work with who ever wins. i have an obligation to do what is ri
to know that we will not let michigan become a right to work for less state. [applause] we will defeat financial martial law by standing together, fighting together, and winning to gather. i am proud to stand with my brothers and sisters from detroit anytime, anyplace. god bless you and happy labor day. [applause] now i am very pleased and honored to introduce the woman who stands with working people every single day, a real warrior for working men and women who has lifted up the department of labor so that it works for working families again and again and again and again and again. please welcome our warrior and friend, the secretary of labor, hilda solis. [applause] >> thank you. all right, how is everybody? is labor in the house? [applause] happy labor day, detroit. [applause] it is great to be back in the motor city and especially with my good friend, r,ich trumpka and all of our union leaders and a former congressional colleagues also here. give them all round of applause, please. [applause] and of course, it is so exciting to be here with you in detroit. the auto industry is roar
a massive crowd of people in detroit, michigan just before president obama took the stage to give a labor day speech. detroit is one of the main fronts on the american worker. hoffa fights the battle avenue single day in this country. he nailed the tea party where it hurts. >> we face a war on workers. and you see it everywhere, it is the tea party. and you know there's only one way to beat and win that war. the one thing about working people is, we like a good fight. and you know what, they got a war, they got a war with us, and it's only going to be one where -- it's the workers of michigan and america. we're going to win that war. >> president obama, this is your army, we are ready to march. let's take these sons of bitches out and give america back to americans where we belong. >> this is just ed talking, i think he's spot on. tea party played a major role in electing governors like scott walker and rick kasich. they have been on a tear, to cripple middle class, with spending cuts and anti-union legislation that came out of nowhere. nobody's been crying for it. this has all unfolded s
out and vote. thank you. >> danny from texas. host: david on the republican line from michigan. go ahead. caller: good morning. my first reaction is that obama needs to step down as president because he's failed so miserably and taking the nation into such a wrong direction. he often asks arab leaders that have done the same thing to step down. we should just appoint one of these republicans or tea party people like michelle bachmann or mitt romney or rick perry. to the other callers on the ponzi scheme and social security. i looked up ponzi scheme on wiki and it defines a ponzi scheme as a program like social security. it's part of the modern definition. everybody in the republican party and tea party they have a pretty well unified front talking about cutting taxes and getting rid of obama care which will save our medical across the united states and up lift our nation. the cutting of taxes, here's what happened to me. i was working as an engineer for a major corporation in the united states. the company had to pay so much taxes out that they just folded up and laid off 50,000 p
. romney won in michigan. do you think his candidacy is fading? >> i don't know. the pundits will tell you better than i. it will go up and down a million times. keep in mind, the press wants a battle, so they are going to knock down who is ahead or the woman behind. i will say some of these candidates' positions really trouble me to not believe in science is just ridiculous, but then also to accuse peary of doing something wrong with a vac even when he probably did what's right. to accuse romney of doing something wrong with health care massachusetts, which in all fairness is the only change that has worked. these two kaemts who seem to be ahead of at the moment, they both have things agree with and things i don't agree with. >> has anything changed your view about the need for a third party and do you think it's viable in this leadership climate? >> i always thought a third-party candidate is not a viable candidate. i'm not going to be one. if somebody wants to run, if it's going to get you on the ballot, it's good for democracy. the truth of the matter is the public tends to vote with o
morning frost in wisconsin and the upper peninsula of michigan. showers and thunderstorms from southern california to vegas and the rockies. >> a wet 79 in salt lake city. 85 in albuquerque. 95 in sacramento. 70s from fargo to kansas city. upper 60s from boston to atlanta. 91 in miami. >>> weather news does not stop there. japan is also reeling from some pretty extreme weather. heavy rain today in the wake of sunday's typhoon which was the worst that country has seen in seven years. at least 34 people have died. dozens are still missing. >> thousands of people have been stranded by washed-out bridges and roads. some 200,000 are still without electricity. it was just six months ago that the tsunami killed 21,000 people in japan. boy, hard-hit country for sure. >>> there has been another significant blow to al qaeda's top leadadship. eunice al maw ra kahnny is in custody after his capture by papastani agents working with the cia. experts say al mara tawny's role was to hit economic targets in the u.s. and around the globe. can't tour appears to usher in a new era of cooperation. after som
it is london. at the university michigan it has been likened to 10 years. the after show why the university should keep you on prominently, during that time. most universities claimed three things matter. what matters is the publication record, you're teaching record, and your service to the university. serving on a variety of committees. they call this the three legged stool of academia. during that time, which by the way coincides with a lot of other things going on in your life. people of pointed out that initially it between 30 and 40 when women may be have children and have a family. this is when the most intense part of your career is going on, it's kind of an all or nothing. so at the end of that clock, a committee, usually basically your own department members, will look at your records and set up or down. >> your fellow professors. >> most of them in your own discipline. it's not like a professor from another department who does not know you. these are the people you ever basically been with every day for the last seven or eight years will be sitting in secret judgment of you? deci
culture and this is the rhetoric -- you saw my michigan speech. is this embarrassing for the president? >> just last year. >> no indication. no indication yet. >> he didn't call it out. >> he called them out afterwards. >> they have no comment. >> so what happened? >> financier and morning joe. >> in washington, speaking of sexy, pat buchanan joins us. >> all right. >> to answer your question, i know, we've got the chairman of the tea party demanding immediate apology. >> what happen? what happened there? >> well, we had some very, very, very harsh words by the president of the teamsters union that i think there are worse ones being used there than sobs. >> like what? >> let's launch into the news. teamsters union, president jim hoffa warming up the crowd before the labor day speech in detroit taking that at the tea party that we played to you coming in to the show, the chairwoman of the tea party wants an apology from hoffa. she said this -- jimmy hoffa's remarks are inexcusable and amount to a call for violence on peaceful tea party members which include many teamster members. the wh
away. the fire burning for nearly a month has scorched 100,000 acres. parts of wisconsin, michigan and illinois are shrouded in gray, smoggy haze. and people with respiratory problems are being urged to stay indoors. >>> wet on i-70, from columbus, indianapolis. i-75, from cincinnati to knoxville. and i-40, from nashville to oklahoma city. flooding on i-15, from l.a. to salt lake city. and i-10, 25 and 40 across the southwest. >> and if you're flying, airport delays are possible in memphis, denver, salt lake city, las vegas and phoenix. >>> in other news this morning, an 8-year-old autistic boy has been found alive and well after running away from his school and spending more than 24 hours lost in the san bernadino mountains. >> he doesn't respond well to strangers. so, searchers had to play recordings of his father's voice and favorite music. rescuers say he immediately thanked them. >> we're in shock. he said thank you. >> he doesn't talk a whole lot. >> and then, he knew what to say. >> and we're so thankful and grateful for all the heroes behind us. >> joshua was air-lifted to
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